Month: February 2019

By Deb Hipp, Next Avenue Contributor When Marsh Williams and his wife, Carol, of Columbus, Ohio, wanted to buy a low-maintenance home in 2013, they knew a condominium would let them travel without fretting about forgoing necessary yard work or exterior upkeep. The couple, both then 61, thought they’d found the ideal unit. Marsh reviewed the
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The reverse mortgage market has been in a state of flux ever since the U.S. government in 2017 reduced the amount borrowers age 62 and older can draw from their home equity for its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and raised that loan’s premiums. Now, a handful of reverse mortgage lenders are rolling out proprietary
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The Star — originally the Texas Company (Texaco) regional headquarters and now a luxury residential tower — earned ULI-Houston’s Development of Distinction Award in the for-profit category (large scale, more than 100,000 square feet). Photo courtesy of Urban Land Institute-Houston and The Star Urban Land Institute-Houston announced its 2019 Development of Distinction award winners.  And while
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In the zoneGetty Calls for momentum in Opportunity Zones will intensify when political campaigning heats up this next election cycle. After legislation for Opportunity Zones passed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December 2017, news reporting centered on private sector capital formation in Qualified Opportunity Funds. The Wall Street Journal reports Treasury Secretary
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Villa Colibri in Beverly Hills is listed for $72 million.Marc Angeles/Unlimited Style Photography Virtually everyone remembers American Idol superstars Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks, Katherine McPhee and Adam Lambert, talented singers who achieved instant fame on the reality series. Few recall the spectacular Beverly Hills Tuscan mansion that housed Idol contestants during their pursuit
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. Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Five years ago, the Indian people gave Narendra Modi the chance to realize his big promise: clean up the corruption in India. Today, Modi’s promise remains a promise. Corruption is still thriving in India, in all the usual places. That’s evidenced by a string of high profile
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